Pepe

Born: February 26, 1983 (age 34)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Maceio, Brazil
Nationality: Portugal Portuguese

Position: Centre-back
Team: Real Madrid (no. 3)
Pepe for Real Madrid on October 18, 2014
Career History
Senior2001-2004Maritimo
2004-2007Porto
2007-Real Madrid
International2007-Portugal
Sports Mole has 532 articles about Pepe. Articles 1 to 40:
Andre Silva celebrates the second during the World Cup qualifier between Portugal and Switzerland on October 10, 2017
Result: Portugal beat Switzerland to earn automatic passage to World Cup finals
Portugal seal their place in the 2018 World Cup finals with a 2-0 win over Switzerland at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon.
Oct 10, 21:35
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during the friendly against Estonia on June 8, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo returns for Portugal against Switzerland
Cristiano Ronaldo is reinstated to Portugal's starting XI ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Switzerland in Lisbon.
Oct 10, 18:55
Joao Mario takes credit for the first goal during the World Cup qualifier between Portugal and Switzerland on October 10, 2017
Live Commentary: Portugal 2-0 Switzerland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Portugal's 2-0 win against Switzerland, as the European champions booked their place at Russia 2018.
Oct 10, 18:45
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo comes off the bench to rescue Portugal against Andorra
Cristiano Ronaldo comes off the bench to help Portugal to a 2-0 win over Andorra, which keeps their hopes of World Cup qualification alive.
Oct 7, 21:37
Jeremain Lens of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light on August 22, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Jeremain Lens leaves Sunderland to join Besiktas
Sunderland confirm that Netherlands international Jeremain Lens has completed a move to Turkish giants Besiktas.
Aug 6, 16:15
Middlesbrough striker Alvaro Negredo fends off the challenge of compatriot and former teammate David Silva during the Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2016
Alvaro Negredo completes Besiktas move
Besiktas complete the signing of Spanish striker Alvaro Negredo on a three-year deal from Valencia.
Aug 3, 15:30
Wilfred Bony reacts after missing a penalty for Man City against Sunderland on December 26, 2015
Swansea City 'face competition from Besiktas for Wilfried Bony'
Turkish champions Besiktas reportedly join Swansea City in the race to sign Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony this summer.
Jul 30, 19:30
Real Madrid's Portuguese defender Pepe celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Valencia CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on May 9, 2015
Former Real Madrid defender Pepe joins Besiktas on free transfer
Pepe chooses Besiktas over Paris Saint-Germain by penning a three-year deal with the Turkish giants, a month after confirming his departure from Real Madrid.
Jul 4, 22:26
Greece manager Fernando Santos celebrates his side scoring a goal on November 19, 2013.
Result: Portugal edge out Mexico for third-place finish at Confederations Cup
Portugal dramatically recover from a goal down to beat Mexico 2-1 in the third-place playoff at the 2017 Confederations Cup.
Jul 2, 15:33
Gareth Bale celebrates with Pepe during the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Besiktas: 'Pepe deal far from complete'
Besiktas director of football operations Ali Naibi denies that his club are close to a deal for Portuguese centre-back Pepe.
Jul 2, 12:36
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo nets as Portugal reach Confederations Cup semi-finals
Cristiano Ronaldo gets on the scoresheet as Portugal reach the Confederations Cup semi-finals with a 4-0 victory over New Zealand.
Jun 24, 17:51
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his goal with Real Madrid's Portuguese defender Pepe during the Spanish league football match on October 18, 2014
Pepe: 'Portugal ignoring Cristiano Ronaldo speculation'
Portugal defender Pepe insists that the team are ignoring the ongoing speculation over Cristiano Ronaldo's future at Real Madrid during their Confederations Cup campaign.
Jun 20, 21:11
Pepe for Real Madrid on October 18, 2014
Report: Pepe to pen one-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain
Departing Real Madrid defender Pepe is to sign a one-year contract with Paris-Saint Germain with the option of a further 12 months, according to reports.
Jun 17, 21:16
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Jesus Vallejo confirms Real Madrid return
Jesus Vallejo reveals that he will form part of Real Madrid's first-team squad for the 2017-18 campaign after impressing during a loan spell at Eintracht Frankfurt.
Jun 13, 15:56
Gareth Bale celebrates with Pepe during the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Pepe announces departure from Real Madrid after 10-year stay
Long-serving Real Madrid defender Pepe takes to Instagram to say a heartfelt goodbye to supporters after bringing an end to his 10-year stay at the club.
Jun 6, 22:02
Real Madrid's Portuguese defender Pepe celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Valencia CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on May 9, 2015
Real Madrid defender Pepe to make switch to Paris Saint-Germain?
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly edging nearer to signing Real Madrid defender Pepe during the summer transfer window.
Jun 6, 10:42
Juventus's Leonardo Bonucci in action against Roma on May 14, 2017
Real Madrid 'eye Leonardo Bonucci'
A report claims that Real Madrid want to sign Juventus centre-back Leonardo Bonucci in this summer's transfer window.
May 26, 12:28
Gareth Bale celebrates with Pepe during the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Inter Milan 'lead race for Pepe'
A report claims that Inter Milan are the favourites to sign Real Madrid centre-back Pepe on a free transfer this summer.
May 24, 15:40
Real Madrid's Portuguese defender Pepe celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Valencia CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on May 9, 2015
Report: Pepe closing in on Paris Saint-Germain move
A report claims that Real Madrid centre-back Pepe is close to agreeing a deal with Paris Saint-Germain.
May 9, 21:55
Cristiano Ronaldo has an unsuccessful attempt during extra time of the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League semi-final first leg between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid from the Bernabeu.
May 1, 19:01
Gareth Bale thinks he's scored during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on April 2, 2016
Gareth Bale returns to Real Madrid training ahead of El Clasico
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale returns to training following a calf injury ahead of Sunday's crucial El Clasico against Barcelona.
Apr 20, 18:17
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane on March 6, 2017
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich from the Bernabeu.
Apr 17, 15:00
Cristiano Ronaldo looks downbeat during the Champions League quarter-final between Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo double sinks Bayern Munich at Allianz Arena
Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid come from behind to beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final at the Allianz Arena.
Apr 12, 21:38
Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski plays during the Telekom Cup final football match FC Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg in the norhtern German city of Hamburg on July 27, 2014
Team News: Bayern Munich without Robert Lewandowski ahead of Real Madrid clash
Bayern Munich will be without the injured Robert Lewandowski ahead of Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg at home against Real Madrid.
Apr 12, 18:39
Gareth Bale celebrates with Pepe during the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Report: Pepe to miss next four weeks
A report claims that Real Madrid centre-back Pepe could miss the next four weeks of the season after fracturing two ribs.
Apr 11, 17:54
Keylor Navas for Real Madrid on August 31, 2014
Keylor Navas: Real Madrid "even more determined" to win La Liga
Keylor Navas claims that Real Madrid have all the motivation they need to maintain their lead at the top of La Liga, having been dealt a blow by rivals Atletico Madrid.
Apr 9, 10:41
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Zinedine Zidane: 'Real Madrid need to improve concentration'
Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane believes that his players' concentration needs to improve after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Atletico Madrid on Saturday.
Apr 8, 22:41
Pepe for Real Madrid on October 18, 2014
Real Madrid defender Pepe suffers fractured ribs against Atletico Madrid
Real Madrid confirm that key defender Pepe fractured two ribs in the 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid on Saturday.
Apr 8, 20:49
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Valencia and Atletico Madrid on March 6, 2016
Result: Antoine Griezmann strikes late to derail Real Madrid's title hopes
Antoine Griezmann scores five minutes from time to cancel out Pepe's opener and earn Atletico Madrid a 1-1 draw with Real Madrid at the Estadio Bernabeu.
Apr 8, 17:07
Gareth Bale celebrates with his Real Madrid teammates after opening the scoring in the Champions League semi-final second leg against Manchester City on May 4, 2016
Team News: BBC return for Madrid derby
Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo return as Real Madrid host Atletico Madrid.
Apr 8, 14:16
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Real Madrid's 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid, as Antoine Griezmann scored late to dent the hosts' title hopes.
Apr 8, 14:14
Pepe for Real Madrid on October 18, 2014
Pepe 'holding out for Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain move'
Pepe has reportedly backtracked on his agreement to join Hebei China Fortune and is instead hopeful of linking up with either Manchester City or Paris Saint-Germain.
Apr 4, 20:16
Gareth Bale embraces Karim Benzema during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Seville on March 20, 2016
Result: Real Madrid move five points clear at La Liga summit
Real Madrid move five points clear of second-placed Barcelona in La Liga courtesy of a 3-0 win over Alaves at the Bernabeu.
Apr 2, 17:08
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo nets brace in Portugal win
Portugal return to within three points of Group B leaders Switzerland courtesy of a 3-0 win over Hungary in Saturday's 2018 World Cup qualification clash in Lisbon.
Mar 25, 21:35
Gareth Bale embraces Karim Benzema during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Seville on March 20, 2016
Result: Real Madrid go five points clear at top of La Liga
Brazilian midfielder Casemiro scores the winner as Real Madrid move five points clear at the top of La Liga with a 2-1 success at Athletic Bilbao.
Mar 18, 17:10
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Result: Real Madrid return to top of La Liga
Sergio Ramos scores a late winner as Real Madrid return to the top of La Liga with a 2-1 victory over Real Betis at the Bernabeu.
Mar 12, 21:38
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo out for Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo is ruled out and Gareth Bale is suspended for Real Madrid's trip to Eibar.
Mar 4, 14:13
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo saves 10-man Real Madrid with late brace
Ten-man Real Madrid come from 3-1 behind to draw 3-3 with Las Palmas in Wednesday night's incident-filled La Liga clash at the Bernabeu.
Mar 1, 22:28
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Team News: Four changes for Real Madrid ahead of Las Palmas clash
Zinedine Zidane makes four changes to the Real Madrid starting XI from their 3-2 win over Villarreal as they host Las Palmas in La Liga.
Mar 1, 19:47
Gareth Bale celebrates with Pepe during the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Zinedine Zidane coy on Pepe future
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane refuses to offer any guarantees over the future of Pepe, who will be out of contract this summer.
Feb 21, 16:32



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1Barcelona98102632325
2Valencia963025101521
3Real Madrid8521157817
4Atletico MadridAtletico8440135816
5Villarreal95131510516
6Real Betis95131917216
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8Leganes842273414
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10Celta Vigo83231813511
11Athletic Bilbao8323109111
12Levante9252911-211
13Getafe9234111019
14Espanyol8233711-49
15Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo8224916-78
16EibarEibar8215317-147
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18Las PalmasLas Palmas9207722-156
19AlavesAlaves9108314-113
20Malaga9018420-161
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